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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Signet Classic
Publication date April 1, 1998
Pages 246
Binding Paperback
Edition Revised
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780451526854
ISBN-10 0451526856
Dimensions 0.75 by 4.25 by 6.50 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Original list price $4.95
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A definitive, updated edition of the classic tragedy about jealousy includes an overview of Shakespeare's life and theater, an introduction to the play, selections from the play's sources, critical commentaries, a history of notable stage and film productions, textual notes, and a bibliography. Original.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare's Othello, a disturbing exploration of jealousy and wrath.

Tragedy takes hold as the cunning and hateful Iago drives the heroic Moor of Venice first to suspicion, then to homicidal rage against his love Desdemona, in one of the Bard's darkest plays.

This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:

• An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
• A special introduction to the play by the editor, Alvin Kernan
• Selections from Giraldi Cinthio's Hecatommithi, the source from which Shakespeare drived Othello
• Dramatic criticism from Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Maynard Mack, and others
• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
• And more...

Editions
Hardcover
With J. H. Walter | from Plays (June 1, 1977); titled "The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice"
9780823802081 | details & prices | List price $3.50
About: Othello, by William Shakespeare, is part of the Barnes & Noble Shakespeare series.
Paperback
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With William Shakespeare | from Createspace Independent Pub (May 4, 2014); titled "The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice"
9781499356618 | details & prices | 164 pages | 6.14 × 9.21 × 0.37 in. | List price $12.99
This edition also contains The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice
About: The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in approximately 1603, and based on the Italian short story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") by Cinthio, a disciple of Boccaccio, first published in 1565.
With Paul Werstine (other contributor), Barbara A. Mowat (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Washington Square Pr (August 1, 2004); titled "The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice"
9780743482820 | details & prices | 314 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $9.95
About: A discussion of the sources and historical background of the play accompanies the text and critical commentaries.
With Russ McDonald (other contributor) | from Penguin Classics (May 1, 2001); titled "The Tragedy of Othello the Moor of Venice"
9780140714630 | details & prices | 145 pages | 5.15 × 7.75 × 0.65 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $8.00
About: The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series edited by A.
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With Alvin B. Kernan (other contributor), Sylvan Barnet | Revised edition from Signet Classic (April 1, 1998); titled "The Tragedy of Othello the Moor of Venice"
9780451526854 | details & prices | 246 pages | 4.25 × 6.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $4.95
About: A discussion of the sources and historical background of the play accompanies the text and critical commentaries
Student edition from Harcourt School (June 30, 1996); titled "The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice"
9780030522277 | details & prices | List price $17.99
About: In Othello, William Shakespeare explores love, jealousy, betrayal, and racism through a complicated love triangle.
With Paul Werstine, Barbara A. Mowat | from Washington Square Pr (July 1, 1993); titled "The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice"
9780671722814 | details & prices | 314 pages | 4.25 × 6.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $3.99
About: A discussion of the sources and historical background of the play accompanies the text and critical commentaries
Reissue edition from New Amer Library (February 1, 1993); titled "The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice"
9780451521323 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $3.95
About: A discussion of the sources and historical background of the play accompanies the text and critical commentaries
Reprint edition from Scott Foresman & Co (February 1, 1983)
9780673157140 | details & prices | List price $6.95
About: William Shakespeare is widely considered to have been the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist.
Reinforced
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With William Shakespeare | from Demco Media (July 1, 1993); titled "The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice"
9780606050906 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $11.86
About: A discussion of the sources and historical background of the play accompanies the text and critical commentaries

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